RATATET IS AN ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC JAZZ SEXTET FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA WHOSE DEBUT RELEASE,”ARCTIC”, HAS BEEN GETTING GREAT REVIEWS:
““…you have Arctic, one monster debut…the SOUND is so scintillatingly different and passionate, let’s for once throw away the concept of genre, shall we?”
— Mike Greenblatt, Classicalite
““…the band plays beautifully textured electro-acoustic music laced with arresting sonorities”
— Andrew Gilbert, Berkeleyside
““…Ratatet is a delight for younger, open eared listeners who don’t mind having the door to something new opened for them. Check it out.”
— Midwest Record
Brief Band Bio
Ratatet sprang out of a collective trio, formed in 2014 named Electreo, which consists of Hall, Denson and Hanson. In the process of writing music for Electreo, Alan’s desire to write for a larger ensemble grew, and once all the personnel pieces fell into place, the band was formed.
The members of Ratatet have played and/or recorded with an assortment of great musicians, groups and organizations.
They include: Geoffrey Keezer, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Art Lande, Minsarah, Paul McCandless, Lee Konitz, Cirque Du Soleil, Kenny Werner, Kai Eckhardt, Cuong Vu, Ralph Alessi.